San Francisco Performances welcomes back Uruguayan master of guitar, Alvaro Pierri. In this program, Pierri will be performing works by Barrios, Towner, Bogdanovic and others.
As a musician popular with both the public and the critics, Pierri is a regular guest at the major concert halls of Europe, North and South America, and Asia. Contemporary composers such as Leo Brouwer, Guido Santorsola, Jacques Hetu, Astor Piazzolla, Abel Carlevaro, Carlo Domeniconi and Terry Riley have written major works for Alvaro Pierri, in each case, he has premiered them brilliantly. Not only has Pierri proved to be a dynamic performer, but also a brilliant recording artist, collaborator, and teacher.